more distant in especially degree
"nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations"
promote the growth of
"Foster our children's well-being and education"
promote, advance, boost, further, encourage(adverb)
contribute to the progress or growth of
"I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
throw out, supercharge, bring forward, come along, pass on, get along, win, elevate, kick upstairs, progress, advertize, come on, make headway, advance, upgrade, encourage, hike, hike up, gain, pull ahead, foster, promote, boost, go on, gain ground, raise, advertise, move on, get on, shape up, push, set ahead, march on, get ahead
to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense)
"further complicated by uncertainty about the future"; "let's not discuss it further"; "nothing could be further from the truth"; "they are further along in their research than we expected"; "the application of the law was extended farther"; "he is going no farther in his studies"
in addition or furthermore
"if we further suppose"; "stated further that he would not cooperate with them"; "they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already"
to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)
"farther north"; "moved farther away"; "farther down the corridor"; "the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"; "went only three miles further"; "further in the future"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
But ranges from the faintest contrast to absolute negation; as, I am willing to go, but (on the other hand) content to stay; he is not an honest man, but (on the contrary) a villain. The contrast may be with a silent thought; as, but let us go (it being understood that we might stay longer). In restrictive use, except and excepting are slightly more emphatic than but; we say, no injury but a scratch; or, no injury except some painful bruises. Such expressions as "words are but breath" (nothing but) may be referred to the restrictive use by ellipsis. So may the use of but in the sense of unless; as, "it never rains but it pours." To the same head must be referred the conditional use; as, "you may go, but with your father's consent" (i. e., "provided you have," "except that you must have," etc.). "Doubt but" is now less used than the more logical "doubt that." But never becomes a full synonym for and; and adds something like, but adds something different; "brave and tender" implies that tenderness is natural to the brave; "brave but tender" implies that bravery and tenderness are rarely combined. For the concessive use, compare NOTWITHSTANDING.
further is a synonym for forward.
i could not go further with my aching legs!
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases for "further":
additional, more, other, furthermore, new, moreover, also, greater, supplementary, subsequent, continue, extra, additionally, complementary, still, continued, future, again, longer, increased, most, later, yet, continuing, another, farther, increase, forward, besides, over, others, supplemental, subsequently, follow, even, else
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How to use further in a sentence?
As long as domestic demand holds firm the sales tax will increase as planned, although you cannot completely rule out the possibility of further delay.
The market is starting to digest that (BOJ's announcement) further and starting to relook at the potential implications not just for financials but for the broader economy, and the fact that the BOJ is running out of policy measures is one thing.
The persistently weak performance of manufacturers combined with a slowdown in the service sector is likely to prompt the authorities to introduce further stimulus measures to ensure growth momentum improves in the second half of the year and to reach the GDP growth target of around 7 percent.
Over half of all listed companies in China have their shares pledged, so if the market falls further, this issue could become a systemic risk.
A further step in that direction would really turn the UK into a tax haven type of economy.
Translations for further
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ferner, des Weiteren, fördern, weiter, zusätzlichGerman
- desarrollar, lejos, desenvolver, adicionalmenteSpanish
- kauempi, lisäksi, kauemmaksi, edelleen, sen lisäksi, kauempaa, kauempana, edistää, kauemmasFinnish
- lebih jauhIndonesian
- продвигать, дальний, далее, дальнейший, кроме того, способствовать, дальше, далёкий, содействоватьRussian
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